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Union Postale No.2.2021

Union Postale No.2.2021

01.09.2021Equality is the soul of liberty as someone once said. This edition of Union Postale looks at women and the post and listens carefully to the voices of women from across the international postal sector. 
 
Union Postale No.1.2021

Union Postale No.1.2021

18.05.2021In March 2021, the world marked the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 led to a global downturn and left healthy economies teetering on the cliff-edge of disaster. All of these outcomes affected the international postal sector. Union Postale dedicates this edition to an exhaustive examination of the events of last year. When viewed together, they represent an engaging narrative about how the industry coped during a deadly global crisis.  
UPU Guide to Postal Social Services

UPU Guide to Postal Social Services

29.04.2021The UPU supports the diversification of postal operations as a strategic response to the pace of technological and social change and to generate additional revenue, increase competitiveness and remain relevant.
Boosting e-commerce: a how-to guide for postal operators

Boosting e-commerce: a how-to guide for postal operators

21.04.2021The UPU E-Commerce Guide is a set of practical recommendations for UPU members to consider in the development of their own e-commerce capabilities and services for domestic, regional and cross-border markets.
UPU Direct Marketing Advisory Board (DMAB) report on COVID-19 and direct marketing

UPU Direct Marketing Advisory Board (DMAB) report on COVID-19 and direct marketing

19.03.2021

This DMAB report provides a global overview and analysis of the pandemic’s impact on the direct marketing market and postal offering. It also provides insight into the way forward and the opportunities for direct marketing in a post-COVID context. The report focuses on country cases that illustrate the way postal operators, the private sector and the data-driven marketing industry have reacted to the pandemic and risen to the challenges.

Union Postale No.4.2020

Union Postale No.4.2020

02.02.2021During summer 2020, the Western United States faced a series of horrific firestorms that burnt their way across California, Oregon and Washington followed by other fires on the West Coast. These fires killed around 37 people, and ravaged businesses and homes destroying millions of acres of land. Despite the fires, the United States Postal Service (USPS) managed to deliver the mail. “Into the Furnace,” the cover article, is USPS’s story of how they overcame a fast moving disaster to keep their services running.
Greening the Blue Report 2020

Greening the Blue Report 2020

10.12.2020

The annual Greening the Blue Report - The UN system’s environmental footprint and efforts to reduce it, focuses on the environmental impacts of over 310,000 personnel in UN Headquarters, field offices and operations on the ground. Data was provided by close to 60 UN System entities.

Postal economic outlook 2020

Postal economic outlook 2020

24.11.2020Navigating accelerated change during an unprecedented crisis
Union Postale No.3.2020

Union Postale No.3.2020

03.11.2020How do posts continue to operate during a terrible crisis? This is the subject of the Autumn edition’s cover story. On 4 August, over 200 people were killed and hundreds of thousands left homeless when an explosion ripped through Beirut. LibanPost, Lebanon’s designated postal operator, did not escape the destruction and suffered injuries to staff and damage to its post offices. Despite this, the postal operator kept working. The cover story examines the tragedy from the perspective of those who work in the post.
How COVID-19 is changing the world, a statistical perspective Vol 1

How COVID-19 is changing the world, a statistical perspective Vol 1

09.10.2020How COVID-19 is changing the world, a statistical perspective: Vol 1